Explorers

These links are used by, and appropriate for, students in the 5 and 6 classroom at Leicester Central School. The links are maintained by the classroom teacher, Linda Horn. Below you'll see links to web resources that we use throughout the school year. On the left are links grouped by curriculum unit.

Title
Description Web Address
Amerigo Vespucci  Good info, more challenging text  http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi43.htm 
Christopher Columbus  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/columbus.htm 
Coronado  Denser text  http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/a_c/coronado.htm 
De Soto  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/de_soto.htm 
Hernan Cortez  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/cortez.htm 
Jacques Cartier  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/jacques_cartier.htm 
John Cabot  Easy read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/john_cabot.htm 
Magellan  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/magellan.htm 
Magellan Biography  Detailed site. Dense text.  http://geography.about.com/od/historyofgeography/a/magellan.htm 
Pizarro  Easy Read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/pizarro.htm 
Samuel de Champlain  Lots of info  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/pizarro.htm